Showcase 2023– Call for Expression of Interest

The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Showcase 2023 is taking place from Sunday 22nd to Tuesday 24th January 2023 downstairs in the RDS Hall 3 (the Serpentine Hall). The Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny has reserved a limited number of spaces and has a call for expressions of interests with a deadline of Friday 14th October @5pm.

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The client offering consists of a subsided 2x2 metres stand, name plate and 2 spotlights at a cost of €600 per stand space for each client. It is a competitive process in terms of selection based on the criteria outlined below. Please note that clients that have previously exhibited in Local Enterprise Area on 3 occasions or more will not be prioritised.


Selection Criteria

The LEO Kilkenny will base their decision on the following criteria:

  • High standards in design, quality and manufacture of product offer.
  • High standards in supporting point of sales / packaging /promotional material.
  • Experience and commitment to high standards in display and stand exhibit
  • Demonstrate a credible trading history
  • Pricing matched to market opportunity

Please complete the form below in the context of the above and submit any relevant supporting documentation

Successful applicants must

  • Meet all deadlines and requirements as per Local Enterprise Showcase Coordinator e.g. catalogue, website listings, promotional material, etc.
  • Display an exhibit what is market lead and present a professional business.
  • Exhibit under the banner and logo of the LEO Kilkenny – noting your own business will be listed on the catalogue as well as signage above individual stands.
  • Submit: price list, press release, etc. prior to Showcase 2023.
  • Ensure the exhibition stand is staffed for the duration of the Showcase 2023.
  • For those who are selected, will be required to attend compulsory briefing session which will be delivered virtually during November 2022.


The Closing Date for fully completed Expressions of Interest is Friday 14th October @5pm.

For further information and expression of interest forms please contact Catherine Hennessy 056-7752662